Connaught Hall

Connaught Hall, University of London, 36-45 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9EX

£163-278p/wk

Contract length: 38 weeks

Limited availability

Distance to campus: 1.3km

Room types

  • 30 Bed spaces in total
  • 25 Single
  • 3 Single en suite
  • 2 Twin (shared)

Facilities

  • 24-hour staff cover
  • Bicycle storage
  • Catered
  • Common room
  • Communal TV
  • Extra bed for guests
  • Licensed bar
  • Lift access
  • Non-smoking
  • Printing facilities
  • Quiet study space
  • Secure entrance
  • Self-service laundry
  • WiFi

Availability update 26 August 2020

Room availability in University of London Halls is now limited for 2020/21. You can no longer book this hall via the LSE accommodation booking system. To book a place in this hall, please apply directly to the University of London.

Connaught Hall is a University of London intercollegiate hall of residence in historic Bloomsbury, in central London just a few minutes from King’s Cross/St. Pancras. The British Library, The British Museum, Senate House and many of the Colleges of the University of London are within a short walking distance as well as a variety of markets, restaurants, pubs and shops.

Travel time to campus
On foot: 21 mins
By bike: 8 mins
By public transport: 14 mins

Closest London Underground stations
Euston Station, Euston Square, King's Cross and Russell Square.

Who can book at Connaught Hall?
Undergraduate and postgraduate students can apply, but most of the LSE quota in this hall will be allocated to undergraduate students. You must be aged 18 or older to stay at this hall. 

Catering and kitchens
Connaught Hall is a catered hall. Evening meals and breakfast (brunch at weekends) are included in your rent. For menus, meal times and more, see: Catering at intercollegiate halls
There are small pantry kitchens on each floor with communal fridges and microwaves. For details of what's in the kitchen see What we provide in each hall [PDF].

Layout
Corridor-style with rooms along a corridor.

What's included in the rent?
Evening meals and breakfast (brunch at weekends), Wi-Fi, insurance and utility bills.

Cleaning
Rooms fully cleaned once every two weeks and rubbish is collected daily (this does not include flats and studios). Communal areas are cleaned by the housekeeping team.

Planned refurbishment
To see if any works are scheduled for this hall see Planned refurbishment works in halls.

  • Single room

    Shared bathroom

    £228.83 -
    £232.33 p/wk

    Catered

    .

    Contract cost: £8,662.85 to £8,795.35
    Contract length: 38 weeks
    Size approx: 9m²

    Room contains single bed, wash basin, wardrobe, bedside table, desk and chair, and storage. Also see What we provide in each hall [PDF].

    View images on the University of London website

  • Single en suite room

    Private bathroom

    £278.53 p/wk

    Catered

    .

    Contract cost: £10,544.35 
    Contract length: 38 weeks
    Size approx: 12m² to 15m²

    Room contains single bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, and storage. Also see What we provide in each hall [PDF].

    View images on the University of London website

  • Twin room

    Shared bathroom

    £163.03 p/wk

    Catered

    .

    Contract cost: £6,171.85
    Contract length: 38 weeks
    Size approx: 15m² to 21m²

    Room contains two single beds and a wash basin. A wardrobe, bedside table, desk and chair, lamp and storage are provided per person. Also see What we provide in each hall [PDF].

Additional costs

  • launderette facilities which use a charge card that you top up online - a wash costs £2.00 and a dry £1.20

What students say

"Good location, close to campus and tube station. It's a small hall so it's easy to make friends and social events are organised once a month."

Visit Connaught Hall

The Hall Management offers tours of the Halls on weekdays. Please note that during the academic year only communal spaces of the halls can be shown. Appointments must be made a week in advance and are subject to availability. Book a visit

Travel directions and contact details

Travel to 

For travel options from where you are, visit: Connaught Hall on Google Maps

Taxi travel

For a fare estimate and to book with an eco-friendly taxi company, visit Green Tomato Cars.

Nearest Underground stations

Russell Square (Piccadilly line)
Euston Square (Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines)
Goodge Street (Northern line)
Euston (Northern and Victoria lines)

Nearest railway stations

Euston
King's Cross
St Pancras International

To Connaught Hall by car

The address for your satnav is: 36-45 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9EX

Parking

There is little on-street parking in the area apart from a few metered parking spaces at the top of the square. The nearest car park is beneath the Royal National Hotel in Bedford Way. For more car parks and on-street parking, visit: Parkopedia 

Congestion Charge and Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

Connaught Hall is located inside the London’s Congestion Charge/Ultra Low Emission Zone area.

If you drive to Connaught Hall on weekdays you need to pay the Congestion Charge. Visit: Congestion Charge

You also need to pay the ULEZ charge, if your car doesn’t meet ULEZ emissions standards. The ULEZ charge operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To check if your car meets the emission standards visit: ULEZ vehicle checker

Travel from here to LSE campus

Directions from Connaught Hall to LSE campus on Google Maps.

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)20 7756 8200
Email: info.halls@london.ac.uk